George weighs twice as much as his little brother Sam. George’s sister Beth weighs five pounds more than Sam. If Beth weighs 42

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George weighs twice as much as his little brother Sam.
George’s sister Beth weighs five pounds more than Sam. If
Beth weighs 42 pounds, how much does George weigh?

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Neala 2 months 2021-07-19T08:21:15+00:00 2 Answers 1 views 0

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    2021-07-19T08:22:34+00:00

    Answer:

    74 pounds

    Step-by-step explanation:

    g=2s

    b=s+5

    b=42

    s=b-5

    =42-5

    =37

    g=2×37

    =74 pounds

    Used the names as letters and work in an algabraic way.

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    2021-07-19T08:22:57+00:00

    74 pounds because sam weight 37
    37×2 = 74

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